Entertainment

Luca Rovini & Compañeros

February 2019 |
An Enjoyable Blend of Italian-Style, Blues-Inspired, Country-Rock Originals The universal yet simple nature of music allows it to travel beyond physical borders and to materialize in the most unexpected places. The issue of an unfamiliar foreign...

Giovanna Caruso Wins Award in Accolade Global Film Competition

February 2019 |
Giovanna Caruso has won a prestigious Award of Recognition from The Accolade Global Film Competition. The award was given for Caruso’s exciting short film, “A Life Worth Living,” which goes through the emotional struggles of a terrible loss and the...

Elena Ferrante's "My Brilliant Friend"

January 2019 |
Naples-born author Elena Ferrante has swept through the literary world like a whirlwind. If you've read her novels, you'll understand why she's so popular. Ferrante's first novel in her best-selling Neapolitan series, “My Brilliant Friend,”...

Identità nel Moderno Mondo, by Madeline Anderson

December 2018 |
Madeline Anderson, a student minoring in Italian Studies at Lake Erie College, attended my course on Italian Literature and Conversation in spring 2018. Her final project was on Susanna Tamaro’s “Un cuore pensante.” “Un cuore pensante” (a...

Newpoli - Talented international artists who masterfully interpret the southern Italian experience

November 2018 |
“Been there, done that” is a trite expression that acknowledges a person’s frustration or weariness in certain instances and often indicates their unwillingness to seek new opportunities or lethargy in reaching beyond their grasp. The assemblage of...

From the Italian American Press - "Royanna: An Extraterrestrial Affair"

November 2018 |
Is there life on another planet? Have alien civilizations been to earth? What explains the mysterious statues and markings found throughout the world? Blending actual cases of extraterrestrial events, various religious philosophies, mythology, and...

Book Review "Ottavia e i Gatti di Roma"

November 2018 |
This bilingual picture book in Italian and English is an adventurous story featuring two cats, Octavia and Julius, who call the ancient monuments of Rome their home. Children follow the cats as they journey through Rome’s most famous sites...

Celebrate Italian American Heritage Month with "Thirty-One Days of Italians"

October 2018 |
Did you know…that the Montessori Method of teaching was developed by an Italian doctor? …that an Italian established the branch banking system in America? …that the popular red wagon was crafted by an Italian? …that an Italian created a...

Book Review - "Lowellville, Ohio: Murders, Mayhem & More"

October 2018 |
Roslyn Torella grew up in a little village in northeast Ohio situated on the Mahoning River called Lowellville. As a teenager, she was convinced that Lowellville was the most boring place on Earth. However, in 2013, Roslyn began researching the...
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